Top Foreign Player in the English League

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Top Foreign Player in the English League Photo by Ram Kausik

There is a surge of foreign players in the English Premier League. And with good reasons. Their role in the team is not to bring in a cultural diversity, no. Their presence is the team is strictly for goal scoring purposes. They are gathered from all over the world for astounding bids boost the team’s image. Their presence in the league is highly conspicuous; some of the cocky ones even come with a gimmick of their own. Players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Branislav Ivanovic etc are so popular and influential that they have slowly evolved in to the faces of their respective teams. Some of the most popular foreign players in the English league are the following:

Aleksander Kolarov is a Serbian player for Manchester City. He is well renowned for his explosive shooting ability.
Nemanja Vidic is one of the most prominent Manchester United Players. His successful partnership with Rio Ferdinand has helped the team to a slew of titles and honous. He himself won a number of plaudits which include PFA Team of the Year, Players' Player of the Year and Barclays Player of the Season.

Didier Droqba might currently play forward for Galatasaray in the Super League, but he is best known for his time with Chelsea. He is the club’s fourth highest goal scorer of all time. His skillas and stamina combined with the sheer number of goals he secured for the club promoted him as the club’s greatest player.

Fernando Torres is a Spanish player who plays the striker position for Chelsea. He has individually won the Golden boot and has helped the club win the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League.

Sami Hyppia was the former captain of the Liverpool team. Under his captaincy the team has won numerous tournaments and championships.  Branislav Ivanovic has also player of the year a number of times. He is fondly rememebered as one of the Liverpool’s legends.

Eric Cantona has played for both Leeds United and Manchester United though he had a more successful run with the latter. He was rightly voted as Manchester United’s greatest player ever by Inside United Magazine.

Branislav Ivanovic profile is that of a versatile defender; he is one of Chelsea’s strongholds. It is hard to find another player that matches to his physical strength. His unique personality renders him a fan favorite.

Cristiano Ronaldo has slowly moved from the mascot of Manchester United to the face of football itself. Such is his repertoire.

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